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Lake Icaria
Main Ski Zone - Lake Icaria, Iowa.jpg
View of boats on the main ski zone of Lake Icaria in Iowa.
Location Adams County, Iowa, United States
Type Reservoir
Primary inflows Walters Creek
Primary outflows Walters Creek
Basin countries United States
Surface area 650 acres (3 km2)
Max. depth 35 ft (11 m)
Water volume 5,061,363,000 US gallons (19.15934×10^6 m3)

Lake Icaria is a reservoir located 4 miles north of Corning, Iowa in Adams County along Iowa Highway 148. It was built as part of the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act and was completed in 1978. It is fed by Walters Creek in its northwest corner with its dam located on the west side on the lake. Its dam is 1,300 feet long and 56.5 feet high.

The lake has a beach, marina, playgrounds, picnic shelters, cabins, primitive campground, non-primitive campground, and numerous nature trails. Lake Icaria offers great fishing with largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, channel catfish, perch, walleye, and wiper. Boating and camping are very popular, bringing in visitors from all over Iowa, Missouri, and Nebraska.

Information Sign - Lake Icaria, Iowa
View of the main information sign for Lake Icaria in Iowa. It is located at the lake's northwest entrance off of Iowa Highway 148.
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